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Montreal Scientists Score Possible Breakthrough for Rapid Diagnostic Medical Tests
Science & Tech  (tags: health, diagnostics, concept, medicine, research, NewTechnology )

- 10 days ago -
A simple and fast chemical process developed by scientists in Montreal could allow family doctors to one day use equipment as straightforward and cheap as a diabetic's blood sugar tests ...
16 Pyramids Discovered in Ancient Cemetery
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 20 days ago -
The remains of 16 pyramids with tombs underneath have been discovered in a cemetery near the ancient town of Gematon in Sudan
2,500-Year-Old City Buried Under Flood Sediment May Belong to Lost Civilization in Spain
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 28 days ago -
Manuel Cuevas is 52 years old and is not only an entrepreneur, but also a passionate independent researcher. A few days ago, this resident of Sanlucar de Barrameda (Cadiz) sprung into the Spanish media after presenting a report to the Register
Tracking Cats From Space: Satellites Estimate Feral Ranges
Science & Tech  (tags: Tracking Cats From Space, Satellites Estimate Feral Ranges, feral cats )

- 4 days ago -
Satellites have not become so sensitive as to follow individual cats but productivity of a landscape measured by vegetation-tracking satellites determines the range of feral cats, which matters as feral cats are major predators of birds/small wild mammals
Warning on Deadly Ancient Viruses Awakening in Siberia as Climate Change Melts the Permafrost
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, discovery, research, technology )

- 28 days ago -
Before waking it up in safe laboratory conditions, the French team will verify that the bug cannot cause animal or human disease, reported AFP. The prehistoric virus was found in the melting Siberian permafrost, said the respected news agency.
Microsoft Downloads Windows 10 to Your Computer Even If You Don't Want It Yet
Science & Tech  (tags: computers, Windows 10, upgrade to Windows 10 )

- 22 days ago -
Microsoft wants people to upgrade to Windows 10 so much that it's giving it away to home users for free, in some cases, to people who have not asked for it. Windows 7 and 8/8.1 users with automatic updates enabled have found a hidden folder with Win 10
Mystery of Medieval Child Grave in Frankfurt
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 20 days ago -
More than 20 years ago, archaeologists found two children buried deep under Frankfurt's cathedral âEUR" and two decades of research have left them with more questions than answers about the medieval history of Germany's financial capital.
Tutankhamun Death Mask Was Made for Nefertiti, Archaeologist Says
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 4 days ago -
A new analysis of TutankhamunâEUR(TM)s golden death mask has led to a radical new theory âEUR" the mask was originally made for Nefertiti, step mother of Tutankhamun, as a co-regent to her husband king Akhenaten
Archaeologist Reconstructs Faces of Stone Age People
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 20 days ago -
Within his studio in the Stockholm suburban community of Tumba, Sweden, archaeologist-sculptor Oscar Nilsson is applying a highly specialized knowledge and set of skills to reconstruct realistic and scientifically-informed likenesses
First Signs Of Global Warming Appeared In 1940s
Science & Tech  (tags: science, climate-change, climatechange, globalwarming, globalwarming, CO2emissions, pollution, science, ecosystems, fossil fuels, Industrial Revolution )

- 10 days ago -
Only recently has it become possible to detect the effects of human-induced greenhouse gas emissions on global temperatures. However, by examining data on a regional basis, climate scientists have found indications of global warming dating to the 1940s.
Stone Age People Were Eating Porridge 32,000 Years Ago
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 27 days ago -
Archaeologists say they have found traces of wild oats on grinding tools from about 32,000 years ago, about 20,000 years before formal farming is thought to have been established. The prehistoric people may have baked or boiled the oats and made
Scientists Report Stone Age Flour Production
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery )

- 28 days ago -
Researchers report early evidence of flour production by ancient humans. Recent interest in ancient diets has led to the collection of extensive data about the variety of plants eaten by early humans and ancient food processing capabilities
Mealworms Munch on Styrofoam Without Dying Shock Scientists
Science & Tech  (tags: mealworms, polystyrene foam, styrofoam, poop pellets, fertilizer, digest, carbon dioxide )

- 21 hours ago -
Styrofoam and other polystyrene foam are poisonous to a lot of animals so mealworms ability to digest them came as quite a surprise to scientists. Half of the eaten styrofoam turns into carbon dioxide the other half non-toxic poop pellets for fertilizer.
South Africa's New Human Ancestor Sparks Racial Row
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, science )

- 17 days ago -
Some prominent South Africans have dismissed the discovery of a new human ancestor as a racist theory designed to cast Africans as "subhuman", an opinion that resonates in a country deeply bruised by apartheid

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